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Fumes in Focus: Visualizing Air Pollution from Gas Stoves

Airs at: Mon, 02/19/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program originally aired on January 15, 2024 Lawmakers and advocates have called upon Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum to launch an investigation into NW Natural for misleading consumers about the health impacts from gas. In their letter to Rosenblum they det... Read more

"That Vegan Show" interview with Vegan Scouts

Airs at: Fri, 02/23/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for That Vegan Show
Join "That Vegan Show" as we learn about the new organization, Vegan Scouts! Guests, Amanda and Thomas, share the origins and vision of Vegan Scouts and how it is meeting the need for community and foundational education about animals for children. Vegan Scouts provides an ... Read more

Lawsuit: Washington County Fails People with Disabilities

Airs at: Mon, 02/19/2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James speaks with Dave Boyer, managing attorney with Disability Rights Oregon, who filed a lawsuit against Washington County, Oregon’s 2nd largest county. The federal lawsuit was filed after a year-long investigation alleging that when someone in the County exper... Read more

Mac Smiff, Cory Elia and Michael Stephenson on Policing Justice at PICA

Airs at: Thu, 02/15/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Our guests are Cory Elia, Mac Smiff, they are journalists who agitate for social change. Michael Stephenson is a fine artist. They’re all part of the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art series on Policing Justice. Read more

Small Modular Nuclear Reactors at Hanford

Airs at: Mon, 04/08/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The Hanford Nuclear Reservation is one of the most polluted places on the planet. Its legacy from nearly a half-century of Plutonium production has left a toxic stew of radioactive and chemical waste that will remain hazardous for tens of thousands of years. But while the U... Read more

Opposing Military Recruitment in Portland Public Schools

Airs at: Mon, 02/12/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
John Grueshow, of The War Resisters League, speaks about the work to resist military recruitment in Portland Public Schools.  John became a peace activist as a result of his resistance to the military draft during the Vietnam War.  He moved to Portland in 1979 and soon took... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for February 12, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 02/12/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which is a re-broadcast from Against the Grain. What insights into Israel/Palestine, and what visions for the region, were articulated by Edward Said? Under what conditions did the Palestinian-American scholar, critic, and ... Read more

Supportive Housing Services: How It Works

Airs at: Fri, 02/09/2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Welcome to Out of the Streets of Portland, a podcast focused on sharing the stories of people who are currently or formerly homeless in our community, and helping navigate the systems and services that the Joint Office of Homeless Services and its partners either have in pl... Read more

Portland's Climate Villains

Airs at: Mon, 02/12/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The environment and the climate are having a rough ride at Portland City Council and in the backrooms of the Oregon State Capitol. Less than a day before a hearing on a housing regulatory reform package, Portland City Commissioner Rene Gonzalez, working behind the scenes wi... Read more

Recriminalizing Addiction in Oregon

Airs at: Mon, 02/12/2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James speaks with Babak Zolfaghari-Azar, Senior Policy Manager and Keely Nguyễn, Communications Manager with Partnership for Safety & Justice. As Oregon legislators prepare to recriminalize addiction in Oregon, PSJ will lobby at the Salem Capitol on Feb 14th for ... Read more